Let me recount how someone's entire figure changed in my perception. No, unfortunately nothing exceptionally surreal happened, but I was thinking about trying to view customers in a less judgmental way when a customer was about take pictures of an art book in the store (it's not allowed). I let her know, and she quickly … Continue reading I watched someone shape-shift today, …
David Hume (whose name so greatly fits this writing) defines moral philosophy as “the study of human nature” at the beginning of his revised Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. This is not a review of some of the ideas presented in that, in my opinion, remarkable work, but instead a consideration in my own manner of human … Continue reading “Human” Nature
Having No Mind; a Reflection on Experience, Self, and Desire
And yet I have to thank the me that felt so restricted by my circumstances and ideas, because it's all brought me here to the point where I can look at life and sincerely say, "I think I'm enjoying this, and I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next."
Existential Freedom, Spiritual Language, and the Human Experience
"The best purpose we may be able to align our lives with, as individual human beings, is to responsibly handle the changes our consciousness makes while not try to do anything outside of what we would be considered authentic expression; however, this is already what we are made to do, and the process only needs to be optimized."
Explaining Synchronicity: Cooperation with Reality
In further exploration of the nature of reality, it occurred to me that if I wanted to come to my own conclusion about the nature of reality with the advantage of potential insight from as many credible sources as I can manage, conventional or not, than I could not possibly ignore the phenomenon of synchronicity. … Continue reading Explaining Synchronicity: Cooperation with Reality
On the Concept of “Reality” and the Place of Consciousness in our Minds
"When our mind collects sensory information from our interaction with reality and displays an imagined, hallucinated physical world for our conscious mind to interpret, it is just like a computer..."